One for All Four Seasons! Well I am back again! Did you miss me?Â So, I recently had the extreme pleasure of getting to play with a brand new La Spaziale S1 Mini Vivaldi II espresso machine.Â What can I say? I am spoiled!Â Iâ€™ve been able to play with a number of prosumer machines like the...
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La Spaziale's Mini-Vivaldi II has an internal water tank, making it a great fit for those who want a double boiler machine but don't wish to allocate plumbing lines for their espresso machine. The Mini-Vivaldi II has a patented coffee delivery system. Utilizing dry steam, drawn from the highest point in the boiler, it maintains a constant stabile temperature at the Group Head. The design also contributes to reduced lime and calcium deposits lowering the cost of maintenance. The La Spaziale Mini-Vivaldi II is a great choice for the discriminating home barista without the need for allocated plumbing.
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Superior temperature control starts with a 1.2 liter boiler for hot water and steam and .45 liter boiler for brewing. Both boilers are completely independent, turning on and off according to the needs of each, and can be on at the same time. The boiler control button can toggle the steam/water boiler on and off. This mode is useful for those that only drink espresso and do not need steam or hot water and want to conserve energy.
Programmable Dosing Volume
The programmable volumetric dosing feature allows programming of the single & double cup control buttons to dispense whatever quantities of espresso the user desires. Select your ideal shot volume and then easily brew shot after shot with one touch.
Easy Temperature Management
Conveniently located on the front of the machine and indicated on the LED display, the temperature selector enables you to choose the espresso brewing temperature, in 1°C increments ranging from 91°C (195.8°F) to 97°C (206.6°F).
91°C = 195.8°F
92°C = 197.6°F
93°C = 199.4°F
94°C = 201.2°F
95°C = 203.0°F
96°C = 204.8°F
97°C = 206.6°F
The dual gauges help you to easily monitor boiler and pump output pressure.
4-Hole Tip Steam Wand
A 4-Hole swiveling steam wand is made of stainless steel and features 4 .9mm holes for improved steaming functionality. Hot water for Americanos or brewing tea is delivered via a separate dispenser next to the steam wand. The .9mm 4-hole steam tip significantly improves your ability to create smooth microfoam with the Mini-Vivaldi II.
Sophisticated controls using internal sensors will activate the heater when a temperature drop of at least ½°C is detected. This functionality provides an extremely precise temperature reading in both the steaming and brew-group boilers, resulting in enhanced performance and superior shot extraction.
Automatic Boiler Refill
Driven electronically, the boiler will automatically refill and is mediated by a built-in safety thermostat to ensure excellent temperature regulation without the worry of boiling it dry.
Large Water Tank
The pull-out 3 liter fresh water reservoir with an integrated water softener allows you to fill less often.
Quiet Vibratory Pump
The quiet internal vibratory pump has a built-in cut off safety feature.
Cup Warming Tray
The cup tray on the Mini-Vivaldi II has been improved with additional use of stainless steel.
- +/– 8° programmable offset differential
- Swivel stainless steel steam arm
- Two 53 mm Portafilters: one single and one double
- Front loading manual fill 3 liter water tank with integrated water softener.
- 0.45 liter group boiler with 800W element
- 1.2 liter boiler for hot water and steam delivery with 1250W element
- Volumetric dosing - adjustable through touch pad
- Brew-Group head temperature - adjustable through touch pad
- Electronic boiler refill alert
- Built-in safety thermostat
- Semiautomatic hot water delivery
- Fault diagnosis alerts
Dimensions and Specifications
- Width: 16 ½” Depth: 16 ½” Height: 15 ¼”
- Net Weight: 62 lbs
- 110 volt
- ETL Sanitation Listed (Conforms to ANSI/NSF STD 4)
- c ETL us Listed (Conforms to UL STD 197 Certified to CAN/CSA STD C22.2 NO. 109)
- Origin: Italy
- Colors: Stainless Steel with side panel colors of black or red
Optional 7-day Timer
Add an LED read-out 7-day timer to program your Mini Vivaldi II to automatically turn on and off depending on your daily schedule requirements. There is a cord already inside the Mini Vivaldi II ready to plug in the optional timer.
Steam Wand Options
- Optional No-Burn Steam Wand - Protect your hands with this insulated steam wand.
- Optional Longer Steam Arm - Need to steam up a lot of milk? This 1/2" longer arm will enable you to use larger frothing pitchers with ease.
Optional ESE Pod Adaptor Kit
Transform your Mini Vivaldi II's portafilter to brew with convenient Easy Serve Espresso, (ESE), pods for a mess-free brewing experience.
Optional Passive Pre-Infusion chamber
Install the pre-infusion chamber option and program the Mini Vivaldi II's pre-infusion time for 1 to 6 seconds to suit your tastes and your coffee. Once you've set it up, you don't have to repeatedly make selections before brewing - just initiate the shot and the Mini-Vivaldi II will take care of the rest.
Energy-Saver 15 amp Electrical Service Option
The Mini-Vivaldi II is capable of functioning in either 15 amp or 20 amp modes. (Note: standard configuration is 20 amps. You can specify the machine be configured for 15 amp service at time of purchase. It will require you to also purchase a Converter Cord). In energy-saving 15A mode the group boiler and the steam boiler are never allowed to operate at the same time. When the thermostats for both boilers try to turn on at the same time, the group boiler which always has precedence will heat first then shut off and next the steam / hot water boiler will heat.
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|Model||Mini Vivaldi II|
|Dimension - Width (Inches)||16.5|
|Dimension - Height (Inches)||15.25|
|Dimension - Depth (Inches)||16.5|
|Housing Materials||Stainless Steel|
|Drip Tray Material||ABS Plastic|
|Drip Tray Cover Material||Stainless Steel|
|Drip Tray Capacity (Oz)||40|
|Power Cord Length (Inches)||40|
|Steam Wand Style||Commercial Style|
|Number Of Holes||1|
|No Burn Wand||Yes|
|Optional Steam Tips Or Wands||Yes|
|Reservoir Or Plumbed||Reservoir|
|Reservoir Capacity (Oz)||100|
|Type Of Controls||Push button/Touch pad|
|Cup Volume Control||Yes|
|Low Water Warning||Yes|
|Pressure Gauges||Brew and Steam|
|Brew Temperature Display||Yes|
|Size (Inches)||14 x10|
|Passive / Active||passive|
|Material||Chrome Plated Brass|
|Commercial Filter Baskets Included||Single & Double|
|Bottomless Portafilter Available||Yes|
|Tamper Size (Millimeter)||53|
|Material||Chrome Plated Brass|
|Back Flush Capable||Yes|
|Number Of Boilers||2|
|Brew And Steam Simultaneously||Yes|
|Brew Boiler Data|
|Brew Boiler Type||Medium Volume|
|Brew Boiler Watts||800|
|Brew boiler Volume (Oz)||.45 Liter|
|Brew Boiler Material||Stainless Steel|
|Brew Boiler Orientation||Vertical Above Brew Group|
|Brew Boiler Heater Location||Internal|
|Brew Boiler Auto Fill||Yes|
|Steam Boiler Data|
|Steam Boiler Type||Large|
|Steam Boiler Watts||1250|
|Steam Boiler Volume (Oz)||1.2 L|
|Steam Boiler Material||Stainless Steel|
|Steam Boiler Heater Location||Internal|
|Steam Boiler Vacuum Relief valve||Yes|
|Steam Boiler Auto Fill||Yes|
|Maximum Pressure (Bar)||18 Bar|
|Brew Pressure Adjustability||Yes|
|Self Priming Pump||8 to 9 Bar|
|Initial Heat Up (Seconds)||420|
|Recommended Heat Up Time (Seconds)||900|
|Hot Water Recovery Time (Seconds)||0|
|Sound Level - Grinding (Db)||No|
|Back Flush Cleaner Used||Cafiza|
|Country Of Manufacture||Italy|
|Recommended Applications||Home / Commercial|
|Repairs By||Whole Latte Love|
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